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Adopt a Star at Carter Observatory

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21 October 2013


People may never be able to own stars, but they can adopt one with Carter Observatory!

Those of us looking for something just a little bit different for the special ones in our lives can now adopt a star from Carter Observatory. Presented with your very own certificate you can select a Single Star, a Binary Star for couples, or a Super Bright Star such as Sirius, Rigel or Betelgeuse. The adopted star is unique to the nominated person, and is visible from New Zealand.

Adopt a star supports Carter Observatory’s work sharing the heritage and culture of our southern skies

It's another way to catch the stars at Carter!

Your Adopt a Star pack contains:
• A certificate dedicating the selected star to a nominated person or event
• Coordinates and instructions on how to locate your adopted star in the night sky
• Background information on your star’s constellation and type
• A sheet of astronomical terms
• A Carter Observatory Star Supporter Lapel Pin

Options available include:
• Single star $ 50.00
• Binary Star (for couples) $ 70.00
• Super stars $ 200.00

ENDS

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